Business & Franchise Lawyers
Since 1996

Call Today for Help
(800) 976-4904
Contact Form

Franchise Law Blog

A Blog All About the Expansion and Protection of Your Business and Business Interests

The Internicola Law Firm Blog is all about the expansion, protection and improvement of your business and business interests. In this popular publication Charles N. Internicola, Esq. and the attorneys at The Internicola Law Firm discuss important issues involving:

  • Franchising Your Business;
  • Buying a Franchise;
  • Business Transactions;
  • Partnership Disputes; and
  • Legal counsel for your business

How Much Should I Tell Potential Franchisees About Costs At A Franchise Trade Show?

Well first and foremost you must absolutely ensure that whatever information that you discuss and provide to prospective franchisees is disclosed in your FDD. The disclosure and information that Franchisors may provide to prospects is limited to the FDD. So if your FDD does not include financial performance representations then…

Date: 10/09/2018 | Category: Start a Franchise

Menu Labeling Requirements for Growing Restaurant Franchises

If you are the franchisor of an emerging and growing restaurant franchise and you haven’t already complied with the Food and Drug Administration’s (“FDA”) menu labeling requirements, then it’s time to start evaluating your obligations and options before more franchisees commit to menu boards and build-outs that may not be…

Date: 07/03/2018 | Category: Buy a Franchise

Our 2017 Strategic Goals (What are Yours?)

As Featured in the Entrepreneurs Kick Ass® Business & Franchise Law Report Vol. 5 | Issue 1 Learning from our 2016 setbacks, some of the steps that we have included the following in our strategic plan for 2017: 1. Setting Clear 2017 Strategic Goals – We set real, measurable goals…

Date: 02/22/2017 | Category: Firm News

Your Why and How: Succeeding in 2017

As Featured in the Entrepreneurs Kick Ass® Business & Franchise Law Report Vol. 5 | Issue 1 As we roll into 2017, we look forward to what is ahead for our firm and most importantly, our clients. Expanding and growing brands, businesses, and franchise systems is key and part of…

Date: 02/21/2017 | Category: General

ecomaids: Opening Our First Corporate Location

As Featured in the Entrepreneurs Kick Ass® Business & Franchise Law Report Vol. 5 | Issue 1 What started as an amazing journey a few years ago continues for our firm and our ecomaids team. This past year our team met to discuss the next steps in the ecomaids brand…

Date: 02/20/2017 | Category: Firm News

Franchise Sales Success: The Two Questions that You Must Answer First

… Are you a start-up or emerging franchisor and you feel an overall sense of confusion about franchise sales? …Do you feel like your franchise sales efforts may be “all over the place” and not focused? …When it comes to attracting potential prospects do you feel like there is so much…

Date: 10/12/2016 | Category: Start a Franchise

The Internicola Law Firm Featured in 1851 Franchise Magazine as ‘The Next Great Thing in Suppliers’

As Featured in 1851Franchise • By Megan Ferringer • 07/15/2016 Some highlights from the article: “When we say we know what it means to be a franchisor and emerging franchisor, we mean it—literally,” Internicola said. “That has put us in a unique position to truly connect with clients and the…

Date: 08/09/2016 | Category: Firm News

Are Franchise Brokers Good for Franchising and Emerging Franchisors?

When you speak to the founder of an emerging franchise system, much more often than not, you will find a genuine entrepreneur intent on creating a successful franchise system and a win-win relationship with his or her future franchisees. During the start-up and growth phase of a franchise system, these…

Date: 08/08/2016 | Category: Start a Franchise

Franchising Your Business: What Franchise Developers Are Not Telling You

I get the calls all the time… A hard working and successful entrepreneur who has recently franchised his or her business, contacts us because something does not seem right, and they are trying to figure out “what happens next”. For this new franchisor, the FDD has been prepared, they have…

Date: 08/02/2016 | Category: General

The Internicola Law Firm, P.C. Supports Sunrise Day Camp!

On Sunday, June 5, The Internicola Law Firm, P.C. will be joining a walk to support the mission and good work of Sunrise Day Camp. Our firm is honored to be part of the great work of this organization. Unfortunately, most cancer treatments for children aren’t covered by insurance, and…

Date: 05/31/2016 | Category: Firm News